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Five Ways to Tune Up Your Tune-Up Race Strategy: Perfect 10 Case Study

Published on September 5, 2013 By Greg

Tune-up races can be a terrific asset in your training arsenal. They can also quickly become a liability if you make mistakes in their management. Here are five ways to get the most out of your investment in tune-up races.

19 Inspirationally Informative Running Links for October 2012

Published on October 31, 2012 By Greg

October puts us halfway into the fall marathon season, so there is a mix of posts this month on recovery and race strategy, something to fit everyone’s needs. Plus some good tips for avoiding and treating common injuries, and a debate on whether predawn really is the best time to run.

Ten Lessons from Ten Marathons

Published on October 15, 2012 By Greg

Over the course of ten marathons, you learn a thing or two about preparing for and executing the event. Here are ten such lessons learned through the years, offered in the hope that they will help you achieve your goals sooner.

Running for the Repeat – Towpath Marathon 2012 Race Report

Published on October 9, 2012 By Greg

This year’s Towpath Marathon provided the opportunity to defend the 2011 title. While I prepared as well as I could for the event given an early season injury, one can never predict who will show up on any given Sunday during marathon season.

The Ultimate Race-Specific Training: Scouting the Course

Published on September 25, 2012 By Greg

You can’t get more race specific in your training than to actually scout the course by foot. Here’s some tips on how to make the most of just such an opportunity.